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BBC Nature - Rarest dog: Ethiopian wolves are genetically vulnerable
"The scientists say that efforts must be made to reconnect these isolated populations, by creating habitat corridors linking them." - conservation.
endangered  species  animal  africa  dog  bbcnews  article  nature  conservation 
october 2012 by therobyouknow
Swimming with sharks: is it ever safe? - Telegraph
Balanced article, concluding with the hookline: "In their element, they [sharks] are our superiors - and that is precisely why we are excited to see them." Not for me, personally. It wouldn't be an extraordinary thing to do if there weren't real dangers, no matter how unlikely. It would seem those who've experienced it both play down the risks and talk up the thrill of the danger simultaneously.
discussion  fish  predator  nature  hookline  quote  newspaper  article  danger  travel  holiday  thrillseeker  thrillseeking  thrill  swimming  recreation  sea  dive  diving  shark 
september 2012 by therobyouknow

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